Jul 06, 2020 12:37 PM
Raafi in Revelation
+ Show First Post
Total: 3623
Posts Per Page:
Permalink

"Take me to Mars, Mister Bus. - talked to Sweetheart, she calls you that."

Permalink

"It's very cute. I need to be holding hands with you for this one before I cast it."

And, shortly, Mars, with a very brief stop outdoors before he teleports them to the park outside Leonor's office and leads her in.

Permalink

"I feel light," says Jian, marveling, bouncing on her toes.

"That's the Martian gravity for you! Pleased to meet you, I'm Leonor," says Leonor.

Permalink

"I'm not going to stay, apparently there's things going on in Limbo that it's better I not know about yet."

Permalink

"Oh boy," says Leonor. "I appreciate you giving us privacy."

"You'll swing by to take me home?" says Jian.

Permalink

"Mmhmm. It might take a little while - I'm going to be in Oerth for the next while, but I suspect we'll have a demon with us, so I'll be able to get conjured mail. If not I'll check back in every few days."

Permalink

"All right," says Leonor. "Thank you very much, Raafi."

Permalink

He nods. "I'll need to talk to Tomas before I go - Fharlanghn says that it's fine to use bindings I didn't personally oversee the design of but I do have to make sure my intentions were followed."

Permalink

"Can you explain what that means?"

Permalink

"The intention of the alternate binding was to give the daeva a way to be around other people without endangering them. If the binding he came up with doesn't actually allow them to be around other people - if he thinks he found a loophole in whatever wording you gave him, or something - then it can't be used."

Permalink

"That's - yes, but can you tell me what you mean about having to make sure but not having to personally oversee?" says Leonor.

Permalink

"-we talked about this before I left, that it's usually sufficient for a cleric of Fharlanghn to come to an agreement with a government about what will be done and then leave them to implement it, but I wasn't sure if that was sufficient in this case because the bindings are so permanent. I contacted Fharlnahgn about it, as we discussed, and he said that I'm still allowed to leave you to design the implementation yourself but I do have to personally check that whoever does the designing is following my intentions. He doesn't want to have to come deal with this a second time."

Permalink

"Can you be more specific about how you plan to check, please? I'm not Tomás's boss, I have to convince him to cooperate with whatever it is you have in mind and I think that will work a lot better than surprising him even a little bit."

Permalink

"I was going to just go and talk to him about it."

Permalink

"I don't think I can recommend that. It didn't turn out well last time. He isn't upset any more but I think it would be best to have a clear road map of what your plan is before you go talk to him."

Permalink

 

"All right. I did just get here, I didn't want to waste Jian's time. I'll go talk to Cam and Kat about what happened while I was gone and think about what I need and I'll be back in a few hours."

Permalink

"All right, thanks again!"

Permalink

"Thank you."

He goes and catches up with Kat, and she goes to peek in the workroom where Tomás and Cam were yesterday, to see if Cam is still there.

Permalink

Cam is still there! So is Tomás!

Permalink

She goes away again without interrupting them, and next time they take a break Cam will find Kat and Raafi sitting outside the workroom, chatting in Common.

Permalink

He assumes this is intentionally omitting him, and waves once before he continues on to take a walk around the arcology.

Permalink

They don't actually notice him until he waves, and then Raafi calls after him. "Cam, hi! Do you have a minute?"

Permalink

"Sure, what's up?"

This Thread Is On Hiatus
Total: 3623
Posts Per Page: